• M Taylor posted an update 5 days, 18 hours ago

    “Discover Joy In Work” is a great read for anyone, regardless of their career stage or job level. Around 200 pages, the book is written from a Christian perspective and encourages Christ-followers to represent Jesus in the workaday world instead of just collecting a paycheck.

    The book is divided into three main areas (workplace, work ethic,…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 5 days, 18 hours ago

    “A Spiritual Clinic” is a brief but powerful read on applying the Bible to your life as the way to find answers to life’s challenges. The book is divided into two main areas: problems in the Christian walk and problems encountered when serving Jesus Christ through serving others.
    Many topics are addressed, including: ambition, rest and fatig…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 5 days, 18 hours ago

    “The Unsaved Christian” is a great read on the different types of people who think they’re saved in Jesus Christ but really aren’t. Some of the categories include:

    – Bible Belt (where I live) that is saturated with the gospel and awareness of who Jesus is but know Him as Savior and Lord.
    – Mainline Protestant churches – preach a liberal gospel…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 5 days, 18 hours ago

    “A Spiritual Clinic” is a brief but powerful read on applying the Bible to your life as the way to find answers to life’s challenges. The book is divided into two main areas: problems in the Christian walk and problems encountered when serving Jesus Christ through serving others.

    Many topics are addressed, including: ambition, rest and fatigue,…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 week, 5 days ago

    Great read on how being nice (never wanting to offend others, pleasing others at the cost of your soul, and never standing for anything) ultimately harms our relationships with God and others. The author qualifies her statements that we should not go to the other extreme and say whatever we want, when we want, and how we want with no regard with…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 week, 5 days ago

    Good read on how Methodism originated in England, spread to America, and expanded worldwide. Good information on various figures of Methodism: John and Charles Wesley, William and Catherine Booth and the Salvation Army, Francis Asbury, George Whitefield, and others. Also included is an interesting section on the birth and spread of the African…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 week, 5 days ago

    “Becoming An Ordinary Mystic is a good read on cultivating a daily life with Jesus Christ. Around 160 pages, the title addresses topics such as:

    – Importance in living in the present moment.
    – 4 steps to take to help you live in the present moment.
    – Negative emotions that distract us from a closer walk with the Lord.
    – How the physical,…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 2 weeks, 5 days ago

    “Trinity Without Hierarchy” is a good read on various viewpoints on how the members of the Trinity work together in the Bible. The book addresses various topics on the subject, including: submission of the Son, the Father, the Trinity in the Book of Revelation, the persons of the Trinity, and others.

    An academic read that seems to be…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 3 weeks, 5 days ago

    “Letters To My Students” is a great read for the young or experienced pastor or Bible teacher who wants to improve their craft. Around 150 pages, the title addresses many topics, including:

    1. 5 marks of a healthy theology of preaching.
    2. Importance and priority of preaching in the church.
    3. 4 pillars of authoritative preaching.
    4. 12…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 3 weeks, 5 days ago

    “Take Back Your Time” is a good read for anyone wanting to improve their productivity. While many of the experiences described in the book are about the author’s role as homemaker, wife, and mother, the principles can be applied to all areas of life: home, work, community, etc.

    Readable and full of helpful insights, anyone can benefit from this…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 3 weeks, 5 days ago

    Good read on how letting God’s love for and through us improves relationships with other people. Around 200 pages and using the biblical

    Book of Hosea, the title covers such topics as: God’s rhythm for our lives, looking at love as described in 1 Corinthians 13, and other aspects of God’s love at work in human relationships.

    Good reference and…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month ago

    Great read on an important figure of Christianity of the 1800s and 1900s – Albert Benjamin Simpson. Written by another influential person (AW Tozer), the title is a brief read on the life of a man born in Canada, ministered at prominent American pulpits, and eventually answered God’s call to minister to people in countries and out of the…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month ago

    Good read on relationships that bypasses the dreamy idealism some may have about how relationships should be and instead deals with reality – good and bad.

    Covers many topics on the subject: anger, forgiveness, honoring one another, trials, apply the Bible to relationships, serving one another, and other issues in relationships. Very readable,…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month ago

    Great updated read of Dr. Paul Brand’s experiences ministering to people with “handicaps” in foreign countries and how he ties in his experiences with the Bible to explain how our bodies are complex and precious to God. Around 250 pages, the author (who has passed and the updated title being written and edited by Philip Yancey – a well known and…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month ago

    Good read and encouragement not to take ourselves so seriously that we lose our sense of humor. Very readable and entertaining title of examples of biblical humor (Balaam and the donkey, etc.) and observations the author has about humor and when humor is appropriate and inappropriate, why Christianity is mocked more than other religions (because…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month ago

    Good read and encouragement not to take ourselves so seriously that we lose our sense of humor. Very readable and entertaining title of examples of biblical humor (Balaam and the donkey, etc.) and observations the author has about humor and when humor is appropriate and inappropriate, why Christianity is mocked more than other religions (because…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month, 1 week ago

    “Shift Your Thinking For A Deeper Faith” is a great read for strengthening your relationship with God, others, and yourself. The title consists of 99 chapters about 2-3 pages each on some aspect of our spiritual development. Many topics are covered, including:

    – Prayer and daily quite time with the Lord.
    – Reading God’s Word.
    – Suggestions…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month, 1 week ago

    Good read on intimacy with God. Instead of using personal experiences or experiences of other people, the author describes what the Bible has to say about intimacy with God. Many examples of Bible verses and characters are mentioned to reinforce God’s desire for intimacy with us. Some of the topics addressed include:

    – How the fall affected…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month, 1 week ago

    Good read targeted mainly towards women and covers many topics about overcoming life’s obstacles:

    – Choosing to be brave instead of being timid.
    – Trusting God in your problems.
    – Lies we believe about ourselves.
    – Forming good relationships with those who can encourage you.
    – Being grateful in your situation.
    – Be vulnerable to appropriate…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month, 1 week ago

    Good read targeted towards women on finding their place and group of people in the world. The author combines her life experiences with experiences of people in the Bible and how she and Bible characters were able to form good and mutually helpful relationships.

    While obviously targeted towards women, there are some insights that will be…[Read more]

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